senate Bill S7521A

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires each clinical laboratory to have one or more supervisors upon the premises during business hours

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10781 - Vetoed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.298
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1497
substituted for s7521a
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a10781a
Jun 13, 2018 amended on third reading 7521a
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1497
Jan 19, 2018 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S7521 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10781
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §576-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1808

S7521 - Summary

Requires each clinical laboratory to have one or more supervisors upon the premises during business hours; provides for such supervisors' qualifications and duties.

S7521 - Sponsor Memo

S7521 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7521

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to clinical laborato-
  ry supervision

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
576-d to read as follows:
  § 576-D. CLINICAL LABORATORY SUPERVISION. 1. (A) EACH CLINICAL LABORA-
TORY SHALL HAVE ONE OR MORE SUPERVISORS WHO  SHALL,  UNDER  THE  GENERAL
DIRECTION OF THE DIRECTOR, SUPERVISE THE TECHNICAL PERSONNEL AND REPORT-
ING OF FINDINGS, PERFORM TESTS REQUIRING SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC SKILLS, AND,
IN  THE  ABSENCE OF THE DIRECTOR, BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROPER PERFORM-
ANCE OF ALL LABORATORY PROCEDURES.
  (B) A DIRECTOR WHO QUALIFIES AS PROVIDED  IN  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED
PURSUANT  TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE SHALL ALSO
BE DEEMED QUALIFIED AS A SUPERVISOR.
  (C) DEPENDING UPON THE SIZE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE CLINICAL  LABORATORY,
THE  DEPARTMENT MAY AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ALSO SERVE AS THE SUPERVI-
SOR OF SUCH LABORATORY.
  (D) THE SUPERVISOR SHALL BE ON THE  CLINICAL  LABORATORY  PREMISES  OR
AVAILABLE BY PHONE OR SYNCHRONOUS TWO-WAY ELECTRONIC AUDIO VISUAL COMMU-
NICATIONS  WITHIN  THIRTY  MINUTES  DURING  ALL HOURS IN WHICH TESTS ARE
PERFORMED; PROVIDED, THAT IF THE SUPERVISOR IS  NOT  ON  THE  LABORATORY
PREMISES AND THE PERSON PERFORMING THE TEST QUALIFIES AS A MEDICAL TECH-
NOLOGIST  AS  PROVIDED  IN  REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS
FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR AND FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-SIX  OF  THIS  TITLE,
AND THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE RESULTS OF HIS OR
HER  WORK  ARE  REVIEWED BY THE SUPERVISOR OR DIRECTOR DURING HIS OR HER
NEXT DUTY PERIOD, AND A RECORD  IS  MAINTAINED  TO  REFLECT  THE  ACTUAL
REVIEW.
  (E)  AN  INDIVIDUAL WHO QUALIFIES AS A SUPERVISOR AS PROVIDED IN REGU-
LATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS FIVE HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR  AND
FIVE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-SIX OF THIS TITLE, AND THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7521A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10781
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §576-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1808

S7521A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each clinical laboratory to have one or more supervisors upon the premises during business hours; provides for such supervisors' qualifications and duties.

S7521A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7521A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7521--A
    Cal. No. 1497

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to clinical laborato-
  ry supervision

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
576-d to read as follows:
  §  576-D. CLINICAL LABORATORY SUPERVISION. 1. EACH CLINICAL LABORATORY
SHALL HAVE ONE OR MORE SUPERVISORS WHO SHALL, UNDER THE  GENERAL  DIREC-
TION OF THE DIRECTOR, SUPERVISE THE TECHNICAL PERSONNEL AND REPORTING OF
FINDINGS, PERFORM TESTS REQUIRING SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC SKILLS, AND, IN THE
ABSENCE  OF  THE  DIRECTOR, BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROPER PERFORMANCE OF
ALL LABORATORY PROCEDURES.
  2. A DIRECTOR WHO QUALIFIES AS  PROVIDED  IN  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED
PURSUANT  TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE SHALL ALSO
BE DEEMED QUALIFIED AS A SUPERVISOR.
  3. DEPENDING UPON THE SIZE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE  CLINICAL  LABORATORY,
THE  DEPARTMENT MAY AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ALSO SERVE AS THE SUPERVI-
SOR OF SUCH LABORATORY.
  4. THE SUPERVISOR SHALL BE ON  THE  CLINICAL  LABORATORY  PREMISES  OR
AVAILABLE BY PHONE OR SYNCHRONOUS TWO-WAY ELECTRONIC AUDIO VISUAL COMMU-
NICATIONS  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE REGULATIONS MADE BY THE
DEPARTMENT; PROVIDED, THAT IF THE SUPERVISOR IS NOT  ON  THE  LABORATORY
PREMISES AND THE PERSON PERFORMING THE TEST QUALIFIES AS A MEDICAL TECH-
NOLOGIST  AS  PROVIDED  IN  REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS
FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR AND FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-SIX  OF  THIS  TITLE,
AND THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE RESULTS OF HIS OR
HER  WORK  ARE  REVIEWED BY THE SUPERVISOR OR DIRECTOR DURING HIS OR HER
NEXT DUTY PERIOD, AND A RECORD  IS  MAINTAINED  TO  REFLECT  THE  ACTUAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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